35-year-old man dies after Bishop Ford shooting Sunday

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COOK COUNTY, Ill. — One person died following a shooting on the Bishop Ford near 159th Street Sunday afternoon.

Just after 3:20 p.m., police responded to northbound lanes near 159th Street on the report of a shooting.

Police said a 35-year-old man was struck by gunfire and was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died,

Traffic was diverted to 167th Street while troopers conducted their investigation. Drivers were advised to seek alternate routes.

The events surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the shooting is asked to contact Illinois State Police by phone at 847-294-4400, or email at ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov . Witnesses can remain anonymous.

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